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Product Manager


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Req ID:  1454
Level of experience:  Mid-Career
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  0%-25%

Employee Type:  Full - Time 




Ellucian designs technology that powers the educational mission of colleges and universities around the world. Inspired by that goal, Ellucian employees thrive as part of a high-performing global team committed to delivering a modern, connected, industry-leading experience for today’s students and higher education institutions. More than 2,500 institutions in 50 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning.



Position Overview:


Ellucian is seeking an innovative hands-on individual to help lead the design, built out and adoption of collegiate admissions and recruiting tooling.  Working closely with development teams, Product Architects and other Product Managers, you will help improve usability, maintenance, and customer adoption.  You must be able to work with a wide range of roles: Architects, Business Analysts, Developers, Automation engineers, Support Analysts, and Product Managers to support agile development and ensure successful customer delivery and feature adoption.  We’re looking for a responsible, analytical, self-starter who not afraid roll their sleeves up and drive change.   In this role, you will enjoy a fun, challenging, fast-paced environment where you will engage with teams located around the world and shape the collegiate admissions experiences of millions of students.


Job Responsibilities & Requirements


  • Serve local scrum team(s) as Product Owner
  • Provide product development direction and advocate for customers    
  • Oversee and write features, user stories, acceptance criteria, and refine backlog
  • Ensure solutions meet company-wide requirements in terms of non-functional performance, security, compliance, and social responsibility
  • Assist with leading betas and development partner groups
  • Respond to questions and monitor customer communities
  • Support backlog prioritization activities, defect analysis and complex problem definition
  • Author and present marketing requirement documentation 


Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 years of applicable experience as Business Analyst / Product Owner building/maintaining software
  • Enthusiastic, dependable & well-organized
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written,
  • Able to confidently demonstrate products, present, and influence senior management, and other internal or external stakeholders
  • Flexibility with work hours in order to interface with global stakeholders
  • Must be a team player who works well with technical and non-technical people
  • Experience communicating product vision and decisions across geographically distributed teams
  • Ability to balance conflicting priorities and work independently– you will be required to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understand recruiting and admissions applications in depth
  • Strong skills in planning, organization, scheduling, problem-solving
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated with strong decision-making skills

Ellucian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ellucian complies with all laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Ellucian expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellucian employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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